MAN from U.N.C.L.E. – 2

More UNCLE photos and articles. [Naturally, I don’t own the copyrights to these images. They’re just here for your amusement.]

I love this article, cuz it stars my fave monster, Boris (William Pratt) Karloff. Story has it that when Boris saw himself after the make-up was applied, he responded:  “Oh, my. I look like a two-dollar whore.” This is from TV Guide Sept 17, 1966. And the show is THE GIRL FROM UNCLE.

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Here’s a close-up of that stairway photo.

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Naturally, at some point when actors become big enough stars, it time to roll out an album.Cahn't Sing.jpg

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And now an article from EMMY magazine.Cloak & Swagger 1.jpgCloak & Swagger 2.jpgCloak & Swagger 3.jpgCloak & Swagger 4.jpg

Au revoir for now. I leave you with these words of wisdom from Napoleon. “Never fly solo… unless your me.”

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MAN from U.N.C.L.E. – 1

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I’m sure I wasn’t the only 007 geek who was delighted to learn that NBC was going to have a spy show back in the 60’s. Though the series looks a big clunky today, “Man From UNCLE” was the stuff of dreams to my teenaged mind. Thus, I saved every scrap of paper I could find on the show. I cut out newspaper articles and even photos from teen magazines. I also wrote a fan letter and got a response. Now it’s time to scan all this stuff and share it with you. “Sherman, to the WayBack Machine.”

In no particular order…. an article from TV Guide (date unknown).

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From the Detroit Free Press.

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A TV Guide review. July 1, 1967

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“Sophisticated Beatle??”

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More to come…!

 

 

 

TALE SPIN REFERENCE 7

Here’s some City Reference for Cape Suzette – most of it from motion picture stills.

I don’t think we ever used an observatory setting, but we should have.

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Love this set. City Ref 2017-09-22-0002.jpg

Reference for Shere Kahn’s office? City Ref 2017-09-22-0003.jpg City Ref 2017-09-22-0004.jpg City Ref 2017-09-22-0005.jpg City Ref 2017-09-22-0006.jpg

A fun scene from Chaplin’s MODERN TIMES. City Ref 2017-09-22-0007.jpg

Hard to make out… but this is a bathroom. City Ref 2017-09-22-0008.jpg City Ref 2017-09-22-0009.jpg

I’ll bet Rebecca would like to live here. City Ref 2017-09-22-0010.jpg City Ref 2017-09-22-0011.jpg

Just terrific.

More stuff tomorrow.

TALE SPIN REFERENCE 6

All right, here are the last of the props. I really love the style of these reference photos. Props Ref 2017-09-22-0018.jpg

One of the reasons I like this time period is because the gadgets were BIG! Today you can blow up the world with the touch of a button, but back in the mid-30’s you had to use giant switches!! Check out the humongous wachamacallit. Props Ref 2017-09-22-0019.jpg Props Ref 2017-09-22-0020.jpg

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Some radios to listen to “Danger Woman” on. Props Ref 2017-09-22-0022.jpg Props Ref 2017-09-22-0023.jpg

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I remember vacuums like these. Indestructible!!! Props Ref 2017-09-22-0025.jpg

Some brilliant Cape Suzette gizmos. (Artist unknown.) Props Ref 2017-09-22-0026.jpg

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That’s it for the props, folks. Next up… CITY REFERENCE!

 

 

 

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